The maritime industry now views the future with greater confidence than it has done for many years. The shipping and shipbuilding sectors are now making a slow but steady recovery. For the first time in many years, the number of orders for the construction of new vessels has risen,
The current "oil glut" and the oversupply of natural gas have lulled Americans into a false sense of energy security. If something is not done to speed up the pace of domestic energy exploration and production, we will find ourselves more dangerously
IMODCO, pioneer company in the development of offshore single- point mooring (SPM) terminals, announces the formation of a regional marketing office in Houston, Texas. The facility is located at 2300 West Loop South, Suite 290, in the Litwin Building.
John E. Lescroart, former Federal Administrator of the Deep Water Port Act of 1974, has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer of C.F. Bean Corporation, New Orleans, La. Mr. Lescroart, promoted from vice president of Bean's Washington, D.
Further broadening the maritime industry's representation in the National Maritime Council, the NMC recently announced the addition of three key maritime industry leaders to its Board of Governors. These officials are Robert L. Leggett, president, Joint Mari- time Congress, Washington, D.
Timothy V. O'Sullivan has been named president of the Fairbanks Morse Engine Division of Colt Industries, Beloit, Wise. He joined the Division in 1983 as vice president and general manager of parts and service, and later assumed the additional duties of vice president of marketing and sales.
Dravo Mechling Corporation, the barge line subsidiary of Dravo Corporation, has announced the appointment of Frank McCormick as manager of Dravo Mechling's Tiger Fleet facility in Baton Rouge, La. In his new position, Mr. McCormick will be responsible
Stanley M. Kowleski, ferry transit manager for the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway, and Transportation District has been elected president of the International Marine Transit A s s o c i a t i on (IMTA). The IMTA is an international organization representing ferry operations,
Equitable Equipment Company, Inc. was recently awa-rded a second contract to construct an additional 50 LASH barges for Delta Steamship Lines, Inc. The barges will be built at Equitable's New Orleans, La., shipyard. Equitable Equipment Company is
— Literature Available Smith Berger Marine, Inc., Seattle-based manufacturer and distributor of marine hardware and seafood processing machinery, has appointed two major U.S. East Coast marine equipment distributors, according to company president James L.